Another weekend, another winter storm warning. It seems like this winter weather has hit Kentucky hard this week and just won’t let up. After the snow storm at the first of the week, I got my car out to go to work and back but our neighborhood streets are still rough so it’s only essential driving. Given I’m at home with a lot of time on my hands, it only makes since to bake! I’m baking myself happy, trying to shake these winter doldrums.
I must admit, while everyone was out panicking last Sunday buying the local grocer out of eggs, milk, and bread, I was scouring the target shelves for clearance Valentine’s Day candy. I’m not a huge fan of Valentine’s Day. I’ve had a bad run of luck on Valentines: broken up with twice, a boyfriend ended up in the hospital with the flu, stuck in a snowstorm, and the granddaddy of them all…when my husband and I were dating he ended up having an emergency appendectomy on Valentine’s Day. Needless to say, I usually sit at home hoping nothing bad happens. But on February 15th I emerge from hiding to stock up on clearance Valentine’s candy. M&M’s are usually in abundance, and who doesn’t love a good M&M cookie?